Junior QA Engineer

About the Employer

Systemic Reaction, part of Avalanche Studios Group, is looking for a Junior QA Engineer to work on Second Extinction. Second Extinction is our co-op FPS over the top dino slaying game being developed in our Malmö studio. It was recently released into Early Access on Steam and Second Extinction, according to The Sixth Axis “...should be heading straight to the top of your most wanted list.”

The Position
You will work as part of a dedicated product QA team ensuring that the game’s updates maintain a high level of quality on their release. You will also be working across different sku’s including the next generation Xbox X Series to ensure a parallel and excellent experience will be had by all our players.

As part of the QA team you will be working closely with many different people within the different development disciplines. As a junior you will be given support and training in order to best analyze game features, create test plans, execute testing and communicate with the team.

Your main tasks will be to perform functional and qualitative testing of gameplay mechanics, as well as to write and execute test cases. It will be your responsibility to identify, isolate and report all issues into a bug tracking tool and have firm knowledge of bug writing to a high standard. You will need to be proactive and clearly communicate concerns, work within deadlines, take direction well and actively promote testing within the development.

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum 1 year of professional QA experience in the video games industry
  • Experience of analyzing and executing testing
  • Knowledge of bug writing and bug tracking software (e.g. JIRA)
  • A holistic and tenacious approach to problem-solving
  • Excellent English (written and verbal) and communication skills
  • Patience and attentiveness to details


Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with PC and Console testing
  • An interest in playing games from different genres
  • Education in fields related to games and/or testing
  • An understanding of testing theory and project development life cycle
  • Experience with debugging software and software crash outputs



Employee promise

We provide goals, instead of instructions, and the opportunity to do the best work of your career.

Our Values

At Avalanche Studios Group, we believe in worlds beyond limits, we are committed to developing a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. Everyone at Avalanche Studios Group has a shared responsibility to create an open and inclusive work environment where everyone is treated equally and with respect. Being part of our world is not contingent on where you’re from, your gender, or sexual orientation. It’s all about your passion and creativity.

How to Apply

We will only consider applications that consist of both a cover letter and a CV. In your cover letter you should include why you want to work at Avalanche Studios Group and which games you are currently playing. For this role you need to be able to work full-time in our Malmö office.

To apply for this position please register below. Apply as soon as possible as we review applications continuously. All further information is provided under non-disclosure agreement only.